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Daily Archives: March 18, 2017

B’pora Contractors to boycott Government works from April if Srinagar-Bandipora road not repaired

SUHAIL RATHER Bandipora, 18 March 2017:Bandipora contractors Association has given an ultimatum to state government of 12 days to repair Srinagar-Bandipora road failing which they will boycott Government works. This was stated by President of the Contractors Association Naseer Ahmad Mir. “with regard to the subject #betterroadsforbandipora an emergency meeting was held under the supervision of President Contractor Association Bandipora ... Read More »

As government fails, Traders pool money to start repairing Srinagar-Bandipora road

Will seek help of local contractors to get it repaired:Prez TFB Waheed Bhat Bandipora,  March 18: As the state government failed to repair the Bandipora-Srinagar road after protests,  the traders in Bandipora have started repairing roads of their own and on Saturday they started the work from the town square-Gulshan Chowk. After youth launched #BetterRoadsForBandipora online campaign on Facebook,  Locals ... Read More »

Explosives recovered in Bandipora village

SUHAIL RATHER Bandipora, 18, March 2017: Army today recovered explosive material which was allegedly being supplied to militants in Bandipora district. An official said army intercepted a vehicle bearing registration No. JK05B- 1863 at Garoora area of North Kashmir’s  Bandipora district and recovered some explosive material from it. Police station Aragam have registered a Case FIR No. 04 of 2017 u/s ... Read More »

CM considers Tajam-ul-Islam’s request

Sports Council releases Rs 10 Lakh to Ali Sports Academy Bandipora Jammu, Mar 18: On the directions of Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti who is also President of J&K Sports Council, the council has released an amount of 10 lakh rupees for the up-gradation of sports infrastructure at Ali Academy Bandipora. “This has been done in view of the request made ... Read More »

Police arrests ‘Notorious’ Charas smuggler in Hajin

  SUHAIL RATGER Sumbal(Bandipora)18 March 2017: Bandipora Police on Saturday claimed to have arrested a notorious Charan smuggler during raid. SHO Sumbal Mehboob Banday said in continuation to drive launched by Bandipora Police against the menace of drug peddling and addiction, one person namely Mehraj-ud- Din Bhat S/O Ghualm Mohidin Bhat Resident of Chandergeer Hajin was arrested by Sumbal Police ... Read More »

Wakf Board alters rules to re-employ blue-eyed retired officials

Srinagar, March 17, CNS: Flouting all norms, Jammu Kashmir Muslim Wakf Board has re-employed blue eyed and retired officials from political background recently.      Reliable sources told news agency CNS that Muslim Wakf Board recently invited applications for the post of Account Officer and others. “According to Wakf Book Rules maximum age for re-employment is 62 years, while regular employees ... Read More »

KPS officers face gross discrimination

Srinagar, March 17, CNS: Kashmir Police Service (KPS) officers have been facing gross discrimination in terms of promotions, fixation of seniority and salaries as compared to their Kashmir Administrative Officer (KAS) colleagues, though both groups are being selected by same authority-State Public Services Commission (PSC) though Civil Services Examination.      Sources told news agency CNS that most of the KPS ... Read More »

Direct flights from Srinagar to International destinations may be considered in future: GoI

Srinagar, March 17, CNS: Minister of Civil Aviation Government of India P. Ashok Gajapathi Raju has said that direct flights from Srinagar to International destinations at Srinagar Airport depend on commercial viability and as the routes will develop, the direct operations may be considered.       In response to a quarry raised by social activist MM Shujah under Right to Information ... Read More »

Any proposal to declare Giglit Baltistan as fifth state of Pakistan unacceptable: Resistance leadership

Srinagar, March 17, CNS: Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Omer Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik   in a joint statement on Friday said that any proposal to declare Giglit Baltistan as fifth state of Pakistan is unacceptable, saying that Kashmir, Ladakh, Jammu, Azad Kashmir and Giglit Baltistan is a single entity. In a joint statement the leadership said that political destiny about ... Read More »